Because of a craving [livejournal.com profile] kuzu_no_ha had today, I made GF donuts.


DONUTZ!
DONUTZ!
I made GF donuts. BE VERY AFRAID!!!



Recipe (as shown) )
I made sweet potato pie today. I will concede that the crust was a gluten free frozen job from Whole Foods (excellent, BTW), but the rest of it was from scratch.


Sweet Potato Pie Sweet Potato Pie



Still sick, though. Luckily, for the most part the over-the-counter medications seem to be helping. I wrote 2400 words (out of 3000+ that I need) on the white paper for work, and all of my deliverables for school for this week are done except one. With any luck, tomorrow I can finish the paper, the last reading assignment, spend some time with [livejournal.com profile] kuzu_no_ha and maybe even actually study!

Oh, and eat more pie.


EDIT: Recipe, by request:

Taken from the sadly out-of-print New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Cookbook, copyright 1984.

* 3 cups cooked, peeled and mashed sweet potatoes
* 1 egg
* 2 tablespoons melted butter
* 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
* 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
* 1/2 - 3/4 cup cream
* 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
* 2 teaspoons vanilla
* dash of salt
* 1/2 - 3/4 cup sugar

Mix the potatoes with rotary beater until they are smooth. Then add the other ingredients to the potatoes and beat for 5 minutes. Pour filling into unbaked 9" pie shell, bake for 40-45 minutes at 350-325. Can also be served with a favorite topping: hot rum sauce, ice cream or whipped cream.


As a note, mine took more like 90 minutes to cook, for whatever reason. The standard toothpick testing methodology seemed to work great.

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